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The ‘carbon pirates’ preying on Amazon’s Indigenous communities
Selling credits should fund forest protection, but unscrupulous firms are making deals where local land stewards lose out, say Indigenous leaders

Patrick Greenfield

21, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Environmental review of 2022: another mile on the ‘highway to climate hell’
Deadly floods in Pakistan and record heat in the UK were just two symptoms this year of the global crisis

Damian Carrington Environment editor

30, Dec, 2022 @12:09 PM

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How to build on the success of Cop15 agreement | Letters
Letters: Ian Rappel says we should welcome the inclusion of agroecology in the targets agreed in Montreal, and Sophie Dembinski says developing the legal and regulatory framework for the environment is key

28, Dec, 2022 @5:37 PM

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Drama, dismay, triumph: nailbiting climax to the world’s biodiversity deal
Long years of complex negotiations led up to one critical moment for the planet at Cop15 in Montreal this week. For a time, it seemed all was lost. Here’s what happened next…

Patrick Greenfield in Montreal

22, Dec, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘Embrace history’: UN environment chief calls for immediate action on Cop15 deal
Inger Andersen said we must not ‘pause for a second’ as we ‘change the relationship between people and nature’

Patrick Greenfield

20, Dec, 2022 @6:39 PM

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Cop15 in Montreal: did the summit deliver for the natural world?
The talking is over, and a text has been agreed on the next decade of targets to save the natural world. Here are the highs and lows of the Convention of Biological Diversity’s (CBD) agreement

Phoebe Weston

20, Dec, 2022 @2:51 PM

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What’s this unfamiliar feeling I have after the Cop15 meeting? It might just be hope | Craig Bennett
The Montreal biodiversity conference set some ambitious targets, says Craig Bennett, chief executive of the Wildlife Trusts

Craig Bennett

20, Dec, 2022 @2:24 PM

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Cop15: what does the biodiversity pact mean for Australia’s land, sea and threatened species?
The pact has been likened to the Paris agreement for climate and commits countries to targets to protect and restore biodiversity

Lisa Cox

20, Dec, 2022 @8:57 AM

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Cop15 summit: DRC drops objections to seal deal on historic action on biodiversity
The Democratic Republic of the Congo is one of the world’s most biodiverse countries, and its objections raised the prospect of legal challenges

Patrick Greenfield and Phoebe Weston in Montreal

20, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Objection by DRC sours ‘paradigm-changing’ Cop15 biodiversity deal
The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s last-minute bid for additional funds was dismissed on a legal technicality

Patrick Greenfield

19, Dec, 2022 @7:57 PM

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The Guardian view on the Cop15 agreement: nations must do more for nature | Editorial
Editorial: International cooperation is the only way to halt biodiversity losses. But the action promised so far isn’t enough


19, Dec, 2022 @7:05 PM

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‘Crucial’ Cop15 deal includes target to protect 30% of nature on Earth by 2030
Environmental groups and ministers have praised the ambition of the agreement, which also places emphasis on Indigenous rights

Phoebe Weston and Patrick Greenfield in Montreal

19, Dec, 2022 @12:50 PM

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